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30th July - 10th September 2016

myth, stereotype, history & pure cheek, a diverse look at the Scottish psyche by Bob Dewar, James Hutcheson & Iain McIntosh

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Bob Dewar

Bob Dewar was born in the Simpson Maternity Pavilion in Edinburgh. He was incubated for a while before his family moved to Arbroath. He still remembers being pushed, aged one, through streets near the Abbey in a high pram whilst wearing a blue hand-knitted beret.

He was first published nationally at fifteen – sans beret. He illustrated about forty books for Oxford University Press and Birlinn among others. He regularly contributes illustrations to the Scottish Field and, for fifteen years, drew political and social commentary stuff for The Scotsman. He has been married to novelist Isla Dewar for two hundred years and lives deep in the Pert ... Read More

James Hutcheson

James Hutcheson is currently the Creative Director at Birlinn/Polygon and works in Edinburgh as an illustrator, typographer, cartoonist and graphic designer. Jim’s portfolio includes album covers for artists as diverse as Steve Winwood, The Incredible String Band and the mighty Phil Cunningham. He has worked on publications by British and International authors including Harold Bloom, Charles Bukowski, Alasdair Gray, John Berger and Antonia Fraser.

Iain McIntosh

Using traditional and digital techniques, creating logos and line illustrations for all sorts of uses, Iain McIntosh’s work has appeared in award-winning packaging, advertising, design, direct marketing and digital publishing.

His publishing work encompasses illustrations, book jacket designs and newspaper work for best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, including 44 Scotland Street. He designed and illustrated Precious and the Monkeys which tells the story of the girlhood adventures of Precious Ramotswe, founder of the Number 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

McIntosh was born in Motherwell but has lived in the Capital ever since he ... Read More